πτύον

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From πτύω ‎(ptúō, spit up, disgorge)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

πτύον ‎(ptúonn ‎(genitive πτύου); second declension ptyon ptuon may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek πτύον.

  1. a winnowing shovel or fan
  2. (in Cyprus) a corn-measure; hence δίπτυον ‎(díptuon, half a μέδινος)

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ReferencesEdit

  • πτύον in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «πτύον» in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «πτύον» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «πτύον» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.